Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 171427
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1027 AM EDT Friday, October 17, 2014
The Ohio Valley is between storm systems today which will result in an overall
dry and pleasant day to end the work week. A cold front will approach the
Great Lakes Friday night with some showers and cooler conditions spilling
across the region Saturday. High pressure briefly returns Sunday, but
another cold front will arrive Monday.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
There is little in the way of significant precipitation expected over the
next week. The flood potential is low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Showers affected mainly the eastern half of the basin. Amounts were
generally between a few hundredths to 0.25". Lake enhanced showers
produced over 1" immediately along the Lake Erie shoreline.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain showers are expected throughout the northern and eastern Ohio Valley.
Amounts will range from a few hundredths up to about 0.40" in the northeast
Ohio Valley where heavier rain showers are likely.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation